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Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Eddins: “Horrors and Treachery” Coming From SCOTUS
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Editor’s Note: It appears that the US Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in Trump v. United States will stop lower courts from jailing Trump for his porn-star hush money deals.  Rather than denying 50% of the voters their candidate, the Justices appear likely to choose to leave Presidential selection to the democratic process. 

As a result, Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Todd Eddins is freaking out.  

Here is the story….

A State Supreme Court Justice Decries the “Horrors and Treachery” Coming From SCOTUS

Slate, May 14, 2024 (excerpt)

  … Perhaps no lower court judge has condemned the U.S. Supreme Court’s reliance on bogus history and racist values as sharply as Hawaii Supreme Court Justice Todd Eddins. In several scathing opinions, Eddins has decried the conservative supermajority’s radical reversal of settled precedent in the name of a conservative theory, originalism, that’s both dangerously retrograde and totally unworkable. In Tuesday’s Slate Plus bonus episode of Amicus, Dahlia Lithwick and Mark Joseph Stern interviewed the justice about his very public criticisms of SCOTUS and his embrace of state constitutionalism to limit the fallout in Hawaii. Their conversation has been edited and condensed for clarity ….

This is part of How Originalism Ate the Law, a Slate series about the legal theory that ruined everything.

RS: Supreme Court trying 'to kill the Constitution' for Trump: Hawaii jurist - Raw Story

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What This is About: Supreme Court appears likely to side with Trump on some presidential immunity

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